SOMERSET INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Talks: Held fortnightly on Monday evenings from October to March at North Town School, off Wood Street, Taunton,
and starting at 19:30 the SIAS programme covers a wide range of topics. Refreshments are available and SIAS publications are for sale.
There is no charge to members to attend lectures; non-members are welcome and are charged £2.
Field Trips: SIAS enjoys a full programme of day, half-day and evening visits to places of industrial and historic interest.
There is no charge to members unless there are transport costs or
admission fees to pay. Non-members can attend field trips on payment
of a £2 fee in addition to any other charges, but please first contact the Field Officer, Peter Daniel
(see below) to book places.
Monday 13 March
Colinís talk will focus on the attempts to provide a
canal across the South-West peninsula, and on two grander shortcuts
- the Suez and Panama canals. Colin is a retired Further Education
Monday 20 March
Winter visit to Devon Heritage Centre (combining the
Devon Record Office and the West Country Studies Library)
Guided tour of the facilities. Meet 2pm at the Centre
which is at Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NL.
The tour will last 1 Ĺ to 2 hours. Price £3 each. Numbers limited.
Please reserve place by notifying Field Officer at a meeting or by
e-mail or phone (details below).
Monday 27 March
Annual General Meeting
Wine and Finger Buffet provided.
For field trips, please contact the Field Officer, Peter Daniel, firstname.lastname@example.org.
(E-mail contact is preferred when possible, but telephone 07736 374003 if urgent.)